The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 22 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco IOS
UK / England
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 472 543 478
Rank change year-on-year +71 -65  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 129 83 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.08% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 56 90
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £248 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £378 £388
% change year-on-year -13.90% -2.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £26.70 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.99 £29.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -47.67% +89.01%  

Cisco IOS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6122 7701 7652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.85% 14.96% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3711 4750 4252
Median daily rate £401 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 307 410
Median hourly rate £24.86 £26.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.18% -5.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IOS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 71 £425 +3.28% 8
South East +13 19 £315 -24.09% 5
North West +30 9 £160 -52.59% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £513 - 2
East of England +1 7 £375 -
South West +6 5 £338 -
East Midlands - 4 £298 -
North East +10 3 £350 -
West Midlands +15 2 £375 -3.84%
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 218 (100.00%) Cisco
2 122 (55.96%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (50.46%) Firewall
4 99 (45.41%) LAN
5 92 (42.20%) CCNP
6 90 (41.28%) Cisco ASA
7 83 (38.07%) BGP
8 81 (37.16%) WAN
9 75 (34.40%) Microsoft
10 74 (33.94%) OSPF
11 67 (30.73%) VMware
12 64 (29.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 64 (29.36%) Data Centre
13 62 (28.44%) VPN
14 61 (27.98%) Windows
14 61 (27.98%) Wireless
15 59 (27.06%) F5
16 57 (26.15%) NX-OS
17 55 (25.23%) MPLS
18 47 (21.56%) CheckPoint
18 47 (21.56%) ITIL
19 43 (19.72%) DNS
20 42 (19.27%) TCP/IP
20 42 (19.27%) CCNA
21 41 (18.81%) DHCP
22 40 (18.35%) Security Cleared
22 40 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (17.43%) Linux
23 38 (17.43%) Juniper
23 38 (17.43%) Network Security

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.05%) Skype for Business
2 10 (4.59%) IBM Notes
2 10 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Eikon
2 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.29%) Office 365
4 4 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 110 (50.46%) Firewall
2 99 (45.41%) LAN
3 90 (41.28%) Cisco ASA
4 83 (38.07%) BGP
5 81 (37.16%) WAN
6 74 (33.94%) OSPF
7 64 (29.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 62 (28.44%) VPN
9 61 (27.98%) Wireless
10 57 (26.15%) NX-OS
11 55 (25.23%) MPLS
12 43 (19.72%) DNS
13 42 (19.27%) TCP/IP
14 41 (18.81%) DHCP
15 38 (17.43%) Network Security
16 28 (12.84%) EIGRP
17 27 (12.39%) Internet
17 27 (12.39%) Junos
18 26 (11.93%) VLAN
19 25 (11.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (16.51%) Finance
2 19 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.80%) Banking
4 12 (5.50%) Law
5 9 (4.13%) Retail
6 7 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.75%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.92%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (50.46%) Network Engineer
2 39 (17.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (16.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (10.55%) Analyst
5 19 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (7.80%) Network Analyst
6 17 (7.80%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.50%) Administrator
8 12 (5.50%) Cisco Analyst
8 12 (5.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) LAN Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) WAN Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Network Support
10 9 (4.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.17%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.21%) XMPP
3 3 (1.38%) CSS
3 3 (1.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) CGI
4 1 (0.46%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 64 (29.36%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.42%) BYOD
3 14 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.96%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.59%) Clustering
6 8 (3.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.75%) DataPower
7 6 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.75%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.92%) iPad
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (27.98%) Windows
2 38 (17.43%) Linux
3 30 (13.76%) Android
4 23 (10.55%) Windows Server
5 21 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (9.17%) Unix
7 19 (8.72%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (4.59%) Mac OS
10 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.29%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.29%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.83%) CentOS
13 2 (0.92%) CatOS
14 1 (0.46%) VyOS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.56%) ITIL
2 37 (16.97%) Network Management
3 31 (14.22%) Migration
4 30 (13.76%) Load Balancing
5 22 (10.09%) Network Design
6 21 (9.63%) High Availability
7 16 (7.34%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.42%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (6.42%) Service Management
9 12 (5.50%) ITSM
9 12 (5.50%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.50%) Time Management
10 11 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (5.05%) ITIL V3
10 11 (5.05%) Performance Management
11 10 (4.59%) Service Design
12 9 (4.13%) Change Management
12 9 (4.13%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.13%) Project Management
12 9 (4.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.88%) Python
2 10 (4.59%) Perl
2 10 (4.59%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.75%) VB
4 4 (1.83%) C#
5 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.38%) C
Qualifications
1 122 (55.96%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (42.20%) CCNP
3 42 (19.27%) CCNA
4 40 (18.35%) Security Cleared
5 29 (13.30%) SC Cleared
6 24 (11.01%) CCIE
7 12 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.21%) MCP
9 6 (2.75%) CCSE
9 6 (2.75%) CISSP
9 6 (2.75%) Degree
9 6 (2.75%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.75%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.75%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.83%) CCDP
11 4 (1.83%) CCIP
11 4 (1.83%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.38%) ISEB
12 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 40 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.75%) GPFS
5 6 (2.75%) LXC
6 4 (1.83%) Firmware
7 3 (1.38%) vSphere
8 2 (0.92%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (8.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (5.96%) FortiGate
3 12 (5.50%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (5.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.13%) SCCM
7 8 (3.67%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (3.67%) OPNET
7 8 (3.67%) Puppet
7 8 (3.67%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.21%) Nagios
9 6 (2.75%) AirWatch
9 6 (2.75%) HP UCMDB
9 6 (2.75%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.75%) WSUS
10 4 (1.83%) EnCase
10 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.83%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 218 (100.00%) Cisco
2 75 (34.40%) Microsoft
3 67 (30.73%) VMware
4 59 (27.06%) F5
5 47 (21.56%) CheckPoint
6 38 (17.43%) Juniper
7 35 (16.06%) Citrix
8 27 (12.39%) Palo Alto
9 24 (11.01%) SolarWinds
10 22 (10.09%) Symantec
11 21 (9.63%) Fortinet
11 21 (9.63%) HP
12 20 (9.17%) Red Hat
13 18 (8.26%) Splunk
14 15 (6.88%) Blue Coat
15 14 (6.42%) Brocade
16 11 (5.05%) Aruba
16 11 (5.05%) Lumension
17 10 (4.59%) Infoblox
17 10 (4.59%) NetScout
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